Translation of militarize in Spanish:

militarize

militarizar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈmɪlədəˌraɪz//ˈmɪlɪt(ə)rʌɪz/

transitive verb

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    militarizar
    • On the one hand, it is a highly militarised society in which the army plays a central role.
    • They became further militarized by the political parties who then began to use them to protect political events.
    • While pretending to create a kind of police force, he militarized his formations and transformed them into a professional military body.
    • Police have become militarized and now turn on us the high-tech weaponry and communication systems used to defeat foreign enemies.
    • A common method for totalitarian regimes to maintain control is to militarize society and set it on a constant war footing.
    • The fact that none of the officers involved appears to have had any qualms with participating in this sordid affair speaks volumes about the degree to which the nation's police forces have been militarized.
    • There has also been a heavily militarized aspect of the response.
    • It has militarized our economy, undermined our own liberties and eroded our democratic rights.
    • Recent events have shown just how militarized - and deadly - our civilian police forces have become.
    • This division of the national police is acquiring an increasingly militarized profile, as it takes over forced eradication tasks in territories where war is being waged.